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David D. Daniels III

professor, history, McCormick Seminary

David D. Daniels III joined the faculty of McCormick Theological Seminary in 1987 and was inaugurated professor of Church History in 2003. David received the Bachelor of Arts from Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, in 1976, majoring in religion and economics. In 1979 he obtained the Master of Divinity from Yale University. During his years at Yale, he was a Benjamin E. Mays Fellow for the Fund for Theological Education. David earned a PhD in church history from Union Theological Seminary in New York in May 1992. From 1979 to 1983, he was instructor of religion at the Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter, NH. David has been a member of the American Academy of Religion since 1989, the Society for the Study of Black Religion since 1993 and the Society for Pentecostal Studies since 1979. He is a member of the steering committee of the Evangelical Theology Group and Afro-American History Group of the American Academy of Religion. He is a member of the World Alliance of Reformed Churches and Pentecostal International Dialogue. He has served as commissioner for the Faith and Order Commission of the National Council of Churches USA for the 1988-91 quadrennium and has participated on consultations sponsored by the National council of Churches in the US and the World Council of Churches in the US and Costa Rica. He is author of various articles on the history of Christianity and book reviews published in *Theological Education in Pneuma, Christianity Century, Encyclopedia of African American Religions*, and* A Sourcebook for the Community of Religions*. David also served as an advisor to *Legacy of A Leader*, a 1991 video documentary on Charles Harrison Mason. He serves on the editorial committee of a new history of World Christianity project funded by Orbis Press.